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The Faces of Time: Portrayal of the Past in Old French and Latin Historical Narrative of the Anglo-Norman Regnum

by Jean Blacker

The twelfth century witnessed the sudden appearance and virtual disappearance of an important literary genre-the Old French verse chronicle. These poetic histories of the British kings, which today are treated...


The Art of Faulkner's Novels

by Peter Swiggart

To say that the entirety of human experience can be a novelist's theme is to voice an absurdity. But, as Peter Swiggart convincingly argues, Faulkner's work can be viewed as an extraordinary attempt to transform...


Charlotte Bronte's World of Death

by Robert Keefe

By the age of eight, Charlotte Brontë had lost first her mother and then her two older sisters. Later, in a second wave of deaths, her brother and two younger sisters died, leaving her a sole survivor. With...


The Absurd Hero in American Fiction: Updike, Styron, Bellow, Salinger

by David D. Galloway

When The Absurd Hero in American Fiction was first released in 1966, Granville Hicks praised it in a lead article for the Saturday Review as a sensitive and definitive study of a new trend in postwar American...


Hebrew and Hellene in Victorian England: Newman, Arnold, and Pater

by David DeLaura

Hebrew and Hellene explores the intellectual and personal relations among John Henry Newman, Matthew Arnold, and Walter Pater, three figures important in the development of nineteenth-century English thought...


The Structure of Leaves of Grass

by Thomas Edward Crawley

Modern critics and contemporary readers familiar with the field of Whitman criticism may find surprising an analysis of the structure of Leaves of Grass that concerns itself with Whitman as the poet-prophet...


The Modern American Political Novel: 1900-1960

by Joseph Blotner

Politics, the workings of government and of people in government, has long been a fertile field for exploration by the novelist. The political arena offers many examples of conflict-between individuals, groups,...


Hamlet's Castle: The Study of Literature as a Social Experience

by Gordon Mills

Hamlet's Castle is both a theoretical and a practical examination of the interactions that take place in a literary classroom. The book traces the source of literature's power to the relationship between its...


Charles Olson: Call Him Ishmael

by Paul Christensen & George F. Butterick

Charles Olson was an important force behind the raucous, explicit, jaunty style of much of twentieth-century poetry in America. This study makes a major contribution to our understanding of his life and work....


Chicano Poetry: A Response to Chaos

by Juan Bruce-Novoa

Alurista. Gary Soto. Bernice Zamora. José Montoya. These names, luminous to some, remain unknown to those who have not yet discovered the rich variety of late twentieth century Chicano poetry. With the flowering...


Chicano Authors: Inquiry by Interview

by Bruce-Novoa

The need for this book became apparent to Bruce-Novoa when he first taught a Chicano culture course in 1970. His students could find no source to satisfy their curiosity about Chicano writers' backgrounds, opinions,...


Carlos Fuentes: A Critical View

by Robert Brody & Charles Rossman

Carlos Fuentes is a master of modern world literature. With the translation of his major works into English and other languages, his reputation has surpassed the boundaries of his native Mexico and of Hispanic...


Satire in Colonial Spanish America: Turning the New World Upside Down

by Julie Greer Johnson

Satire, the use of criticism cloaked in wit, has been employed since classical times to challenge the established order of society. In colonial Spanish America during the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries,...


Jean-Claude Grumberg: Three Plays

by Jean-Claude Grumberg & Seth Wolitz

Winner of seven Molières, the Pulitzer Prize of France, Jean-Claude Grumberg is one of France's leading dramatists and a distinguished voice of modern European Jewry after the Shoah. His success in portraying...


Ruben Dario and the Romantic Search for Unity: The Modernist Recourse to Esoteric Tradition

by Cathy Login Jrade

Modernism was the major Spanish American literary movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Leader of that influential movement was Rubén Darío, the Nicaraguan now recognized as one of...


Americo Paredes: Culture and Critique

by José E. Limón

Several biographies of Américo Paredes have been published over the last decade, yet they generally overlook the paradoxical nature of his life's work. Embarking on an in-depth, critical exploration of the...


The Columbia Sourcebook of Literary Taiwan

by Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Michelle Yeh & Ming-ju Fan

This sourcebook contains more than 160 documents and writings that reflect the development of Taiwanese literature from the early modern period to the twenty-first century. Selections include seminal essays...


Hereditas: Seven Essays on the Modern Experience of the Classical

by Frederic Will

Is Ancient Greece still meaningful to the twenty-first-century world? The vitality of the classical tradition, which has been a long-enduring and important element in our culture, is the concern of the seven...


Thomas J. Wise: Centenary Studies

by William B. Todd

Thomas James Wise (1859-1937), though destined to receive in his own lifetime practically every honor the world of letters could bestow, is remembered today as perhaps the greatest malefactor in all of literary...


The Cradle of Erewhon: Samuel Butler in New Zealand

by Joseph Jones

In 1859, Samuel Butler, a young Cantabrigian out of joint with his family, with the church, and with the times, left England to hew out his own path in New Zealand. At the end of just five years he returned,...